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21
Sep

Social Workers it’s Time To Get on Twitter

By Rachel L. West
Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant

I write a lot about the need for social workers to embrace social media. It is an advocacy tool, a tool to organize, educate, and lobby public officials. This week Kristie Holmes coordinated a Google Hangout to teach social workers the basics of Twitter. If you missed it, don’t worry. Fourthly, Kristie recorded it and you can watch it below.

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 photo credit: ~Ilse via photopin cc

Posted by Rachel L. West

In addition to being the founder of The Political Social Worker blog, I am a consultant. My consulting practice offers advocacy and community outreach solutions to nonprofits, social good organizations, and private practitioners. Additionally, I offer career coaching to macro social work students and professionals.

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